Oral History

The Hon. Samuel Hughes 1988, 479 pages

Documenting the life and career of Samuel Hughes (b. 1913), a historian and lawyer who was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1958. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Oxford University; articling; Osgoode Hall Law School; World War II; early practice; Chairman, Ontario Highway Transport Board; Justice, High Court, Supreme Court of Ontario; Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Canada; select cases; Supernumerary Judge, 1978. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 19 audio cassette recordings from a series of 10 interviews and a transcript with index (479 p.).

Date Started: 06/07/1988

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 479

Read more about: Ontario Superior Court

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065146

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-69

Title: Interviews with Samuel Hughes

Date: July 1988 - Nov. 1988

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 19 audio cassettes (ca. 1110 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed until death

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436920; sound recordings located in container B436725)

Location: Pp. 120-149, 176-210, 244- 284 closed completely until the earlier of the death or the retirement from the bench of Judith Miriam Bell (Oyen) (retirement estimated to be on 7 Feb. 2015); pp. 150-176, 211-244 closed completely until 20 Mar. 2008